Performing Autobiography in U.S. Latina Theater: Emotions That Matter

Performing Autobiography in U.S. Latina Theater: Emotions That Matter

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by Leah Garland
     
 

ISBN-10: 0820474290

ISBN-13: 9780820474298

Pub. Date: 02/28/2009

Publisher: Peter Lang Publishing Inc.

Contemporary Latina/o Performing Arts of Moraga, Tropicana, Fusco, and Bustamante demonstrates the crucial significance of looking at theatrical performance for rethinking critical inquiry. Leah Garland closely analyzes the theoretical tools with which prominent theater artists - Cherríe Moraga, Carmelita Tropicana, Coco Fusco, and Não Bustamante …  See more details below

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Contemporary Latina/o Performing Arts of Moraga, Tropicana, Fusco, and Bustamante demonstrates the crucial significance of looking at theatrical performance for rethinking critical inquiry. Leah Garland closely analyzes the theoretical tools with which prominent theater artists - Cherríe Moraga, Carmelita Tropicana, Coco Fusco, and Não Bustamante - challenge neocolonial parameters for self-examination. Garland shows how the self-affirmative maneuvers that these artists deploy reconceptualize the subject in literary theory.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780820474298
Publisher:
Peter Lang Publishing Inc.
Publication date:
02/28/2009
Series:
Modern American Literature Series: New Approaches
Pages:
114
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction 1

1 Cherrie Moraga's Writing Toward Difference 11

2 Alina Troyano's Performative Autobiography: The Carmelita Solution in Milk of Amnesia/Leche de Amnesia 45

3 The Exchanges of Coco Fusco and Nao Bustamante's Stuff 67

Conclusion 97

Notes 101

Bibliography 107

Index 113

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